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October 13, 2008

Waukesha carnival 10/13/2008

by thoughtfulconservative

Let’s start this edition with local news.

Brookfield Alderman Scott Berg has several links concerning the city’s 2009 budget at 359 Degrees.

Darryl Enriquez at Waukesha FYI informs us on the testy public comments sessions at recent Waukesha common council meetings.

Fairly Conservative‘s Cindy Kilkenny wonders at Elmbrook Schools superintendent Matt Gibson’s thought processes.

Alexander at Hobo Springs posts about the anger at the Waukesha McCain/Palin rally that’s gained so much attention and notes that if we’re angry, it’s about the issues, not the personal stuff.

Curt Otto blogs at Maple and Main about a new store coming to downtown Waukesha.

Kyle Prast takes a break from political stuff at Practically Speaking to give us a glimpse of an outing to the Anaba Tea Room.

James Wigderson catches us up on the 97th Wisconsin Assembly district race at Wigderson Library & Pub.

Take this opportunity to check out Homemaker’s Guide to the Galaxy where MommaBlogger has a recipe for S’mores. The pictures will make your mouth water.

In national news, JJGravelle at The Daily Scoff expounds on what the international supporters of Obama say about him.

And we can’t forget the turmoil in the financial markets.

Dad29 points out derivitive cheerleaders Alan Greenspan and Robert Rubin, Secretary of the Treasury under Bill Clinton. Hmmm.

Well, I can predict the stock market won’t fall tomorrow. [UPDATE: Never try to read a financial post late at night.] The Asian Badger in this general post on the mess notes that tomorrow is Columbus Day, a federal holiday.

A couple of miscellaneous items.

Dan at Skeptics Anonymous reflects on a 2006 trip to Philadelphia to see the Brewers play.

Huckleberry Dumbell at The Spring City Chronicle just doesn’t give fine news summaries and nice poems, but also great pictures he has been acanning.

That’s it for this week’s edition. Each week I peruse local bloggers and select the ones I think are the best. It’s hard sometimes and you may not agree. So submit your own thoughts whether you’re a blogger or a reader. You can do so using this form. Or you can e-mail them to me. Or put them in the comments of this post.

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April 16, 2008

Waukesha Carnival – Better late than never edition?

by thoughtfulconservative

Yeah, it was quite a weekend. I lost my internet on Sunday so couldn’t post, or even write it until tonight. I’ve got a busy weekend coming up so next week’s may be late also.

As usual, you can submit a post of your own to the next edition using our this hand submission form. Past posts and future editions can be found on the blog carnival index page.

We’ve got another lengthy one so let’s get started.

On the national front, Shawn Matson has another look at Obama’s potential VPs at The Case for Milwaukee, while silent e gives us two bumper stickers for our amusement. Sancho still believes it’s Obama’s race to lose and tells us why he thinks that at La Raza de Waukesha.

Other postings of national interest find Dad29 notes a possible correlation between the rise in gasoline prices and Alan Greenspan’s money policy. Posting at Rendezvous With Destiny, Troy Fullerton asks Why Are Democrats Doing the Bidding of Hugo Chavez?

Ready for a break? Bryon Houlgrave has some shots that prove spring really is coming.

Next comes state affairs. The Asian Badger dissects strategies of the Center on Wisconsin Strategy and the Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. James Wigderson treats us with the latest installment of his Idiot Politician of the Week. Cindy Kilkenny investigates Kevin Fischer’s vacations at Fairly Conservative.

Taxes done? Feeling pain? David B. Bohl gives us another helpful post with his 5 Ways to Reduce Tax Stress Next Year.

Local news finds the New Berlin bloggers hot and heavy into controversy. Read Matt Thomas, Linda Richter, J. Gravelle (whose two blogs have been added to the blog roll and will no doubt appearing further in this carnival. His April 1 post last year is too funny as is most of his posts), and New Berlin Citizens for Responsible Government may have something too.

Kyle Prast at her BrookfieldNOW blog Practically Speaking has notes on the Elmbrook school board meeting on the human growth and development curriculum.

Lisa has reviews the latest comic books at her blog, Sequentially Speaking.

Finally in Waukesha city, Curt Otto, who lives in downtown Waukesha, shares his thoughts on the Harley event. Jeff at Five Points blog defends the city administrator and mayor nelson from what he considers unfair criticisms. Fox Head gives his first thoughts about the potential Waukesha School District referendum.

Spring City Chronicle reflects briefly on floods.

I was going to feature a post on media election spin by Jessica McBride, but I can’t link to the post without permission and probably not too many others could either, so I’ll link to her excellent column in the Waukesha Freeman on Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Dave Umhoefer, whose article, by the way, you can read here.

Wow, that does it for this week. Hopefully, I’ll post the next edition of the carnival on Sunday this week, or, at least, Monday.